Bobcat Weekly Blast – August 14

We have had such a great start to the school year! Student devices are being distributed this week and we will have an Advisory period between 1st and 2nd period each day this week to continue to go over expectations. The counselors and myself will be doing grade level meetings with each grade level to make sure they know our names and faces should anything come up at all. The schedule is below:


Daily Bell Schedule (until August 22)

8:30 – 9:55 1st period

10:00 – 10:20 Advisory

10:25 – 11:50 2nd period

11:50 – 12:30 LUNCH

12:35 – 2:00 3rd period

2:05 – 3:30 4th period


CATS Advisory Schedule:

Wednesday – Seniors

Thursday – Freshmen

Friday – Juniors


Next week during CATS: PICTURE DAY, Sophomores and Club Fair!



August Board of Directors Meeting:

We have our July board meeting on Tuesday 8/22 at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be virtually, click here to join the meeting.


Food Pantry Donations Needed:

ERA is proud to have a food pantry for those students in need. We would love to invite parents to help us stock it! Needed items include:

  • Mac N Cheese

  • Cups of Noodles

  • Granola

  • Chips

  • Fruit Cups


Picture Day

High school picture day is on Monday, August 21! Students need to report to school on time so they don’t miss their photo opportunity.


Senior portraits will also take place on Monday morning. Seniors need to arrive at school with hair and makeup ready for their portrait. Females need to wear a tank top or something where the straps can be pushed off shoulders so the drape lays correctly. Males should wear a plain white t-shirt so the tux looks uniform. Jostens will provide the tux and drape as well as pearls and bowties.


Here you’ll find a flyer for instructions on how to purchase and view portraits as well as information on make-up days.


This week in Athletics:

Monday, 8/14

  • 4:30 Tennis @ Orange High School

  • 5:00 JV Volleyball @ Cedar Ridge

  • 6:30 V Volleyball @ Cedar Ridge


Wednesday, 8/16

  • 3:00 Tennis v TMSA (students will be released at 2:00pm)

  • 5:00 JV Volleyball v. Cornerstone

  • 6:00 V Soccer v. Rivermill

  • 6:30 V Volleyball v. Cornerstone


Friday, 8/18

  • 4:00 Tennis @ TBS

  • 5:00 V Soccer @ TMSA

  • 4:00 Tennis @ TBS


What you might have missed:


Parents who need access to PowerSchool can contact Ms. Moore ( for assistance.


Parking Information

Click here to access the Parking Regulations for student drivers.


After School Program Registration:

Information and Registration forms for the 22-23 After School Program are linked on our website under After School Program. Please note the fee changes from last year. Email Mrs. Cobbs at if you have specific questions.


Beginning of Year Paperwork for ALL STUDENTS:

Families must complete the following forms for all students/families by August 18.  Please contact Mrs. Hover ( with questions.

 – Annual Proof of Residency requirement (one submission per family)

 – Annual EDS data collection form (one submission per family)

 – Annual Emergency Contact & Permissions form (one submission for EACH student)


Upcoming Important Dates:

Click here for the 23-24 ERA School Calendar

  • Friday, September 1 – Early Release

  • Monday, September 4 – No School

  • Friday, September 15 – Progress Reports

  • Monday, September 18 – Teacher Work Day

  • Friday, October 13 – Early Release

  • October 16-20 – Fall Break

  • Friday, October 27 – Report Cards

  • Tuesday, October 31 – Early Release


Teacher Donations:

We have three teachers that have put together Donors Choose projects! I’ve linked them both below and if you’d like to donate or share them with your social media connections, we would be so grateful!


Keyboards for New Group Piano Class

Advanced Digital Design

Starting with the Basics

Hospitality Donations:

   The Eno River Academy Hospitality Team is a teacher-led group looking to celebrate and encourage teachers on a regular basis. We do this by providing snacks in the workroom, celebrating teachers on their birthdays, organizing social events, sending flowers and cards on big occasions, throwing baby showers, and much more! We are also trying to provide some general school supplies for refill purposes like sticky notes etc. that are often purchased by teachers. If you would like to support teachers at ERA, please consider donating non-perishable snacks (see list below) or  donating to the school specifying that it is for “Hospitality.” There is also a QR code if you would prefer to order via Amazon and have it shipped to our hospitality committee. Thanks in advance for all your support!

Water Bottles

Trail Mix



K Cups